Oborevwori Was Never Invited By EFCC- CPS

    The Chief Press Secretary, (CPS) to the Speaker of Delta State House of Assembly, Mr Dennis Otu, Tuesday, said the Speaker, Rt Hon Sheriff Oborevwori was never invited by the Economic and Financial Crime Commission, EFCC over the purchase of cars for members of the House.   Mr Otu in a statement made available to newsmen in Asaba, described media reports that the Speaker and the Clerk of the House, Mrs Lyna Aliya Ocholor were arrested and detained by the EFCC as incorrect and malicious.   Noting that…

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GCUOBA Class of ’71 Renovates, Commission Sports As Arch. Majoroh Is Returned PGWW For Second Term

By Policegovernance.com   Government College Ughelli Old Boys Association, GCUOBA, class of ’71 has renovated and commissioned the dilapidated school sports complex as part of activities to mark their golden jubilee celebration. This is just as Architect Charles Majoroh has been returned as the President General Worldwide of the Association for a second term. According to the chairman of the class, Prince Emmanuel Obaigbona, “If you look at the back and the past, you will know that the best thing in life is to give back to the institution that…

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Analysis & Opinion: More Than Many Matters Arising

  By Sunny Awhefeada Nigeria has taken a pride of unenviable place as a country of one day one trouble. Nigeria relishes trouble and it is being sustained by trouble. There probably will be no Nigeria if there was no trouble. Nigeria has become home to trouble. This is why everyday brings its own share of trouble that the ones of yesterday and the day before yesterday not only become inconsequential, but takes a dim location in our collective memory. Nigerians wake up expecting trouble and ask “wetin dey happen?”…

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Okorodafe Drums Support For Sen Agege Over Leadership Qualities

A founding member of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and candidate for the Delta State House of Assembly at the 2015 general  election, Hon Goddey Okorodafe has described the leadership qualities of the senator representing Delta Central, Ovie Omo-Agege as amazing. Okorodafe who contested under the APC for Ughelli North Constituency II, appeal to stakeholders and leaders of the party to bury their hatchet to form a formidable force in winning future elections. Speaking to newsmen, the APC chieftain disclosed that, Deputy President of the Nigeria Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege has…

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Primary School Teachers Crumble Academic Activities In Ughelli North Over Minimum Wage

BY OMOGHENE BENEDICT  Academic activities were yesterday crumbled as primary school teachers under the aegis of Basic Education Staff Association of Nigeria, BESAN took to the streets of Ughelli North in a peaceful protest over non implementation of their 30 percent minimum wage. Clad in red on black attires, displaying placards with inscriptions such as, ‘We need our minimum’, ‘Promote graduate teachers in primary schools, ‘Pay us our minimum wage’, the protesters lamented the untold hardship they are passing through since 2019. Speaking to newsmen at the Ughelli North Secretariat,…

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Police Foil Suspected Bank Robbery Attack In Ughelli

Tension is currently high as residents of Ughelli Metropolis in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State ate yet to recover from fear following a foiled robbery attack on a new generation bank by security agents. It was gathered that the gunmen had stormed the new generation bank, Zenith Bank at along market road, Ughelli with a Toyota Rav 4 at about 10-11am on Monday. According to a customer of the bank who spoke to newsmen on anonymous condition held that, “We were chased back by security guard as i…

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Another Police Officer Shot Dead In Ughelli North Community

Another police officer attached to PMF 31 Ogwashi -Uku, simply identified as Ninyel Nwangwang has been shot dead and his service rifle taken away by gunmen suspected to be armed robbers at Ogor community, Ughelli North Local government area of Delta State. According to source, the police officer serving at PMF 31 was on escort duty with a yet be female personality who had on Sunday gone to a Pentecostal church for worship along Ughelli/Oviri-Ogor road, Ogor while his principal was inside the church. The source held that “The armed…

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Analyis & Opinion: Double Wahala For Dead Body And The Owner Of Dead Body

  By Sunny Awhefeada I am not in a position to know or understand why music maestro, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, sang “double wahala for dead body”. Most Nigerians who listened to the song when it first hit the airwaves must have enjoyed its aesthetic enchantment as depicted in the words, rhythm and overall sound effect. The satirical import would have also elicited nods and put smiles on the faces of the listeners as Fela hollered with the saxophone blaring away. The remarkable and unforgettable track certainly enriched the repertoire of yabis…

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Gunmen Abduct Couple At Abraka

Suspected gunmen have kiddnapped a business man and his wife at the Delta state university town, Abraka in Ethiope East local government area. The couples identified as Ojo and Alice was allegedly abducted last sunday at Erho axis of the communinty along the Old Abraka/Eku road. It would be recalled that the state chairman of Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities, Mr. Izu Monday was also kidnapped at Erho axis few weeks ago before he was released. The spate of criminal activities in the Delta State University community of Abraka…

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Bashorun Askia Foundation Offers Free Medical Treatment To Isoko Indigenes

By Ted Atagbaza   In continuation of his humanitarian activities in the State, the Managing Director/CEO of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission, DESOPADEC, Bashorun Askia Ogieh, under the auspices of the Bashorun Askia Foundation, BAF, organised free medical treatment for Isoko Indigenes. The three-day exercise which took off on Saturday, 23rd of January, 2021, at the Bashorun Askia Civic Center, Uzere, ended today, Monday, 25th of January, 2021, amidst encomiums from the Indigenes. Declaring the exercise open, Bashorun Ogieh said it was the little he could do for…

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